Asha Dahya chats with Julia VanRooyen, an OB/GYN and sex educator. In this informative conversation, Dr. Julia breaks down the science and policy surrounding sex education in the U.S.
“We hear again and again and again that giving kids information about sex is going to give them license to have it. That has been studied extensively, and it really is not true. Studies have shown that abstinence-only sex education does not lower teen pregnancy or birth rates and in fact likely increases it.” — Julia VanRooyen
Mentioned resources: siecus.org, guttmacher.org, and sexeducationcollaborative.org
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